Category «Events»

Fall Book Sale

Saturday, September 10 (Rain date September 11)
10am-2pm on the Library Lawn

Our fall book sale will be smaller than Book Sales before Covid but just as much fun!

Save the date! Our fall book sale is scheduled for September 10.

Let’s Move with the Library!

Thursdays, 12 – 12:45
various local rail trails
The Stone Ridge Library Saunter-ers will continue our weekly sojourns in June and July. Walk with us! We are not in a hurry and spend about an hour walking and talking on local rail trails, Thursdays from 12-12:45(ish), weather permitting.

Mindful Mondays

Mondays, August 8, 22, 29. (No session on August 15)
2pm, In Person

Mindfulness is a skill that is practiced through meditation. It offers numerous benefits to our physical and emotional health, helping to reduce stress, improve concentration, cultivate kindness and experience greater emotional resilience.

Cooks and Books

Friday, August 19, 12pm Activity Room
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This month the Cooks & Books groups theme is Favorite Summer Salads. Members will choose a recipe to make and share. Summer is the time for great local produce and we will be celebrating all that grows in the Hudson Valley.

Summer Reading Program for Children

Preschool Story Time on the Library Lawn with Ligeia Garland

 

For children ages 3 years to 5 years
Thursdays: 9:30-10:30
August 18, 25
On the back lawn at the Library (Excessive rain could cancel the program, check your email for updates)
Thank you to the Marbletown Youth Commission for sponsoring this program.

TEA TIME Book Group

Wednesday, August 10
12:30 in the Activity Room

The book for August is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche. A powerful story of love, race and identity. As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if they can.

French Conversation with Claudine Brenner

Tuesday, August 16
1-2pm in the Activity Room

Want to brush up or improve your French with a conversation hour? Claudine is a native French speaker, born in Paris and raised in Europe; following a 30 year Government career abroad, she chose Stone Ridge to retire in.

Spanish Conversation with Francisco and Varcia

Tuesday, August 23
1-2 pm in the Activity Room

¿Hablas español?  If you would like to brush up on your Spanish conversation skills and meet other language lovers in a friendly and stress free environment, come join our class on Zoom, every 4th Tuesday of the month from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

POETRY with Rosemary Deen

Thursday, August 18, September 1, 15
1:30 – 3pm on Zoom

Join us for an afternoon of poetry with Rosemary Deen. We meet the first and third Thursday of the month via Zoom.

Please contact Rosemary at rmdeen@gmail.com if you’d like to join the group.

KNITTING GROUP

Every Saturday
10am-noon in the Activity Room

The Stone Ridge Library Knitters meet every Saturday morning from 10am – 12noon. All ages and experience levels can join us and drop-in knitters are also welcome. We each bring our own supplies and do our own work, but one of the best things about us is that whatever obstacle or confusion you might encounter, you’re likely to receive as much comment and advice as you need to get where you’re going with a project.

Writers’ Group with Cathy Arra

Group 1:
August 8, 22
4:00-6:30pm in the Activity Room

Group 2:
August 15, 29
4:00-6:30pm in the Activity Room

Two separate writers’ groups meet on alternate Mondays at the library in the Activity room, with a maximum of 10 participants in each group.

MAHJONG

Every Tuesday
at 10am in the Activity Room

Beginners are welcome to join our Tuesday Mahjong group. Registration is not required, just walk in. We do encourage people wear masks while entering the Library, but once you are in the Activity Room it is up to the groups discretion.

WE DID IT!!! THANK YOU!

We are so grateful for the generous support we received from this amazing community! Thank you for caring about the Library! Your support helped us EXCEED our goal and surpass our total from last year!
Thanks to YOU, our Hudson Valley Gives campaign raised…  over $30,000!